A. C. Remington
Margaret Ethel Remington


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1. Captain John Bruce Scrymgeour

Margaret Ethel Remington 2

  • Born: 3 Aug 1912, Rochester, Monroe, NY, USA 3
  • Christened: 20 Jun 1915, Rochester, Monroe, NY, USA
  • Marriage (1): Captain John Bruce Scrymgeour on 24 Jun 1939 in Kendall, Orleans, NY, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: GJRN-YF4.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Democrat Chronicle: Remington - Scrymgeour Wedding, 30 Jun 1939, Rochester, Monroe, NY, USA. 4 Miss Remington Becomes Bride
The chancel of the Kendall Methodist Episcopal Church was decorated beautifully with shasta daisies, pink roses and blue delphinium Saturday at the wedding of Miss Margaret Ethel Remington, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Remington, West Avenue, and J. Bruce Scrymgeour, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Scrymgeour, Ravenwood Avenue. The Rev. Raymond Draffin officiated. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was gowned In white chiffon over white taffeta empire style and her finger tip veil of tulle was arranged with a Juliet cap. She carried a bouquet of shasta daisies. Miss Olga Ritchie, who was maid of honor, was attired In blue chiffon over pink taffeta and carried a bouquet of pink roses and blue delphinium. Kenneth Cross was best man. Following the ceremony a dinner and reception were held at the Roxbury Inn in Brockport for the immediate families and a few Intimate friends. On their return Aug. 1, from a motor trip to Quebec the couple will reside in Rush. The bride is a graduate of Stratford College, Danville, Va., and studied at the Eastman School of Music. The bridegroom is a graduate of the University of Rochester amd a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.

2. Residence: Telephone Road, Henrietta, NY on 16 Oct 1940 in Henrietta, Monroe, NY, USA. 2

3. She was divorced (Margaret filed for divorce. Cause: desertion. Separated 7 Aug 1953. No alimony was granted. 1 Minor child affected.) on 11 Aug 1954 in Arlington, Arlington, VA. 1

4. Residence: 4629 B S. 28th Street, Arlington, VA on 11 Aug 1954 in Arlington, Arlington, VA. 1

Margaret married Captain John Bruce Scrymgeour, son of Norman Burritt Scrymgeour and Nettie E. Stoll, on 24 Jun 1939 in Kendall, Orleans, NY, USA.1 The marriage ended in divorce on 11 Aug 1954. (Captain John Bruce Scrymgeour was born on 1 Jul 1916 in Rochester, Monroe, NY, USA,2 5 6 7 died on 26 Dec 1980 in Oakton, Fairfax, VA, USA 5 7 and was buried on 31 Dec 1980 in Arlington: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 5 7.)


1 FamilySearch.org, "Virginia, U.S., Divorce Records, 1918-1988," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVB2-ZP88 Margaret R Scrymgeour divorced 11 Aug 1954 John Bruce Scrymgeour.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John Bruce Scrymgeour b. 1 Jul 1916 Rochester NY.

3 Ancestry.com, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970, Margaret Ethel Remington b. 3 Aug 1912.

4 Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY), 30 Jun 1939, page 26.

5 Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia (http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/ has online gravsite locator.), http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/Explore/Find-a-Grave.

6 Ancestry.com, UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960.

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120619447.

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